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Before you even try to log into Angel, you should always make sure that you have a complete set of green checkmarks on your login page. If you don't know what I'm talking about, go to the login page and glance to the right. You should see something like this: If you see all green … Continue reading Where are my green checkmarks? Angel software updates
(from the American Library Association; http://www.ala.org/advocacy/copyright/teachact/teachactbest. I've modified the text slightly to reflect our use of Angel/Canvas. --KB) What is the TEACH Act? On November 2, 2002, the "Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act" (TEACH Act), part of the Justice Reauthorization legislation (H.R. 2215), was signed into law by President Bush. This Act revised Section … Continue reading TEACH Act and your online classroom
[written by our Guest Blogger, Erin Baker!!] Ok. So even after my kindred spirit colleague, Kathy Brooks, suggested I start blogging about my adventures in teaching, I still wasn't sure what I would write about. Seriously? Why would anyone care about what I had to say? Now I've gotten over worrying and analyzing so much … Continue reading Tablets in Education? Yes please!
Centralia College ANGEL will be upgraded to ANGEL 8.0 on September 10th @ 2:00 am PST. The upgrade is scheduled to take 8-10 hours, but may take less. During this time, ANGEL will be offline which means you will not be able to use ANGEL on September 10th from about 2 AM until about Noon … Continue reading ANGEL 8.0 Upgrade
There have been three top vendors chosen and one of the following will be replacing ANGEL. They are: Blackboard, Desire2Learn, Instructure (Canvas). Within a week or so, each of the vendors will be required to provide sandboxes for our use in testing their product. Testing will be conducted by faculty, eLearning Admins and some students. … Continue reading New LMS Coming To Centralia College….What are the next steps?
The LMS RFP committee has selected the three vendors that will move forward in our selection process for an enterprise learning management system. The top vendors are Blackboard, Desire2Learn and Instructure (Canvas). The vendors were selected based on scoring of an extensive list of functional requirements and on vendor pricing. My personal thanks to the … Continue reading New LMS Coming – Angel’s Successor?
I have to say, we've had our spell of bad weather lately (snow, ice storms, power out for days, etc.) Because of all this, even our connection to college email, Angel and Tegrity was lost! I know for me, without Angel I was unable to contact my students which I usually do through Angel. Also, I'd … Continue reading Bad Weather? Communicating with Students
I've made a few new recordings lately and they've now been added to our college's Student Success and/or Faculty Success folders. You should be able to find these folders within any Centralia College Angel classroom: Tegrity - requirements to make a recording Tegrity - making a recording using two webcams - YouTube recording Tegrity - … Continue reading New Video Recordings
READ THIS. On Sunday,November 27, Centralia College ANGEL classrooms for winter 2012 will be created. These classrooms will be created in a disabled state. But on Monday they will be enabled and should automatically show in your list of courses. Once your course has been created, you can begin adding content. Students will not be able … Continue reading Winter 2012 ANGEL Classrooms to be Created